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Requires certain residents of long-term care facilities to have a pharmacogenomics profile conducted. The profile must include the results of at least eighteen genes tested and be accompanied by treatment guidance for each disease state-tested. Died. Bill Status: Died

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  • bill
  • bill status died
  • Oklahoma
  • health insurance coverage

Prohibits unlawful housing discriminatory practices based on genetic information. Died. Bill Status: Died

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  • bill
  • bill status died
  • Oklahoma

Prohibits discrimination in the selection of job applications, interviewing of job applicants, hiring of job applicants, firing of employees, treatment of employees, or payment of wages on the basis of genetic information. Died. Bill Status: Died

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  • bill status died
  • Oklahoma
  • employment nondiscrimination

Parental consent is required to store, transfer, use or database DNA from any newborn child.

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  • Oklahoma

Creates the Parents' Bill of Rights, including the right to consent in writing before any record of a minor childs blood or DNA is created, stored or shared, except as required by Sections 1-516 (pertaining to syphilis) and 1-524.1 (pertaining to testing arrested persons for sexually transmitted infections and HIV) of Title 63 of the Oklahoma Statutes, or unless authorized pursuant to a court order.

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  • Oklahoma
  • genetic privacy

Any individual, corporation, association, partnership, insurance support organization, fraternal benefit society, insurance producer, third-party administrator, self-insurer, or any other legal entity engaged in the business of insurance that issues accident and sickness insurance policies or administers a health insurance plan may not deny or condition the issuance or effectiveness of a policy on a pre-existing condition or genetic information. These entities also may not discriminate with respect to pricing a policy or certificate, including premiums, based on genetic information. A violation is an unfair and deceptive act or practice. An insurer also may not request or require a genetic test with an exception for research. An insurer may request a genetic test if the request is pursuant to research that complies with the Common Rule and other specified criteria are met.

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  • Oklahoma
  • health insurance nondiscrimination

For purposes of distinguishing between or discriminating against or restricting any right or benefit otherwise due or available to an employee or prospective employee other than in connection with the determination of insurance coverage or benefits an employer may not (1) seek to obtain or use a genetic test or genetic information of the employee or the prospective employee, or (2) require a genetic test of or require genetic information from the employee or prospective employee.

  • state statute
  • Oklahoma
  • employment nondiscrimination

A person who maintains genetic information may not be compelled to disclose the information except under specified circumstances.

  • state statute
  • Oklahoma
  • genetic privacy

The statutes related to research apply to genetic research studies approved by an institutional review board as defined in 21 CFR, § 50 or conducted subject to the requirements of the federal common rule at 21 CFR, § 50 and § 56, and 45 CFR, § 46. Research records are confidential and may not be disclosed to employers or health insurers without informed consent. The provision does not apply to an insurer or to an individual dealing with an insurer in the course of underwriting, conducting or administering life, disability income or long-term care insurance. Stored tissues, including blood, that arise from surgery, other diagnostic or therapeutic steps, or autopsy may be disclosed for genetic or other research studies with informed consent. Results of genetic research studies may be published if no individual subject is identified.

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  • Oklahoma
  • disability

Group accident and sickness policies may not treat genetic information as a pre-existing condition or base eligibility or continued eligibility of any individual on health-status-related factors, including genetic information.

  • state statute
  • Oklahoma
  • health insurance nondiscrimination